43-year-old director of ViuTV drama remanded for common assault and threatening to share intimate images

Law Chun-wai

2nd December 2022 – (Hong Kong) Law Chun-wai, the 43-year-old director of the ViuTV drama series “Rope a dope” was suspected of assaulting others in a unit of Wong Tai Sin and threatening to publish the intimate images of the person. He was charged with common assault and threatening to share intimate images without consent. The case appeared in the Kowloon City Magistrates’ Courts today. The defendant did not need to answer for the time being, and the case has been adjourned until 12th January, 2023, pending the defence’s request for prosecution documents and legal opinions. The defendant’s application for bail was refused and he must be remanded.

The defendant was accused of assaulting X at a unit in Bay View Gardens, Wong Tai Sin on 28th February, 2022; and from 26th to 27th March of the same year, threatened to release X’s intimate images and disregarded whether X agreed to the threatened release.